"To create anything "" whether a short story or a magazine profile or a film or a sitcom "" is to believe, if only momentarily, you are capable of magic. These essays are about that magic "" which is sometimes perilous, sometimes infectious, sometimes fragile, sometimes failed, sometimes infuriating, sometimes triumphant, and sometimes tragic. I went up there. I wrote. I tried to see." -Tom Bissell

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